Office of the Bursar

Tuition and Fees

Illinois Campuses Tuition Rates for Academic Year of 2016-2017

All traditional full-time undergraduate students enrolling for 12-18 hours/semester are charged a block rate of tuition. Students enrolling for more than 18 hours will pay the per-credit hour charge for all hours in excess of 18.  This block rate of tuition does not include accelerated or graduate courses.

*Tuition rates vary for online programs, employer discounted programs, and for Albuquerque students. Please consult an admission counselor to determine your tuition.

Tuition Rates for 2016-17

Fixed Block Undergraduate Full-time Tuition
12-18 hours/semester
Annual Rate $29,950

UNDERGRADUATE tuition per credit hour
Undergraduate - Traditional (Part time less than 12 hours/semester, Summer School) $880
Undergraduate - Accelerated $595
College of Business Seminars $880
Nursing BAC to BSN $555
ESL (English as a Second Language) $360

GRADUATE tuition per credit hour
Aviation and Transportation Studies  
   Aviation and Transportation Studies, M.S. $770
   Business Administration, M.B.A. $795
   Business Analytics, M.S. $795
   Finance, M.S. $795
   Information Security, M.S. $795
   Project Management, M.S. $795
   Chemistry, M.S. $770
   Chemical Physics, M.S. $770
   Physics, M.S. $770
Computer and Mathematical Sciences  
   Computer Science, M.S $795
   Data Science, M.S.      $795
   Information Security, M.S.  $795
   Education, M.A., M.Ed. $600
Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies  
   Criminal/Social Justice, M.S. $750
   Criminal/Social Justice, M.S. (online) $560
   Public Safety Administration, M.S. $750
   Public Safety Administration, M.S. (online) $560
   Nursing, M.S.N. $770
Organizational Leadership  
   Organizational Leadership, M.A. $760
   Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. $625
   School Counseling, M.A.     $625

DOCTORATE tuition per credit hour
Doctorate in Education Leadership $770
Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) $770

Additional Fees

Technology fee per semester
Undergraduate Parking Fee per semester
Application Fee - Undergraduate
New Student Orientation Fee
Graduate Application for Admission
Tuition Payment Agreement
Late Payment Penalty Fee
Transfer of credit fee, per credit hour while a Lewis Student
Transfer of credit fee, per credit hour prior to matriculation
Undergraduate Graduation Fee
Graduate Graduation Fee
Doctorate Graduation Fee
Transcript Fee
NSF Check Fee
Audit Fee
Audit Fee - Graduate Workshop
Commuter Meal Plan for FT Undergraduate Students per semester

Helpful Resources

Credit Balance Authorization

Employer Deferred Billing

Direct Billing (this form and the employer voucher for billing due by the first day of each semester)

Financial Responsibility Agreement

Chicago Police Department Tuition Promissory Note
(Only to be used by sworn police officers of the CPD)

Non-Chicago Police Department Tuition Promissory Note
(Only to be used by Non-CPD sworn police officers)